20th c. 1900-1945 part 2 up to Pop Art

20th c. 1900-1945 part 2 up to Pop Art - 20th century...

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20 th  century 1900-1945, part 2 Futurism: aimed to free Italy from past, promote taste for ‘masculine’ technology.  1909-1911. War is cleansing. Motion. Suprematism: supremacy of pure feeling in creative art.  Formal values.  Attracted  women. Dada: first artistic movement to react against WW1.  Began in Zurich, neutral.  ‘born of disgust’. Readymade: ordinary manufactured object transformed into artworks by decision  of artist.  Useful significance disappears under new POV, new thought for object. 20 th  century 1900-1945, part 3.  Art in the Americas, Modern Architecture Ashcan school: scenes of gritty urban life.  Sloan.  Considered unfinished, most  modern of early 20 th  c. American art. Armory Show:  1913 turning point to modern art in US. Skyscraper: embodiment of American inventiveness and productive energy.  Depended on steel skeleton and elevators. Curtain Wall:  exterior wall bearing no weight, simply separates inside from 
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course ART 2386 taught by Professor Vanhook during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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20th c. 1900-1945 part 2 up to Pop Art - 20th century...

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